Creation Vinium

1er Cru

  • RegionCôte de Beaune
  • VillageSantenay
  • AppellationSantenay Premier Cru
  • Grape varietyPinot Noir
The Vine
  • Average vine age 35 years
  • SoilRich marl, limestone
  • Average yield40 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential7-10 years
  • Serving temperature 15-17°
  • Santenay is the Côte d'Or's last important wine growing region, lying adjacent to and south of Chassagne-Montrachet. There are around 1,270 acres under vine, of which 99% is Pinot Noir. One third of the land is entitled to Premier Cru status. The Maison Louis Latour Santenay Permier Cru is a blend of the two best sites in Santenay, "La Comme" and "Beauregard".
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels
  • Barrels
    Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    An earthy nose with red fruit aromas. Powerful yet at the same time very smooth.
  • Food Pairing
    Rabbit terrine - beef in wine sauce - foie gras with apples - Brie cheese

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